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First person Jewish

Alisa Lebow

First person Jewish

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Published by University of Minnesota Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jews in motion pictures,
  • Jewish motion picture producers and directors,
  • Documentary films -- History and criticism,
  • Autobiography,
  • Identity (Psychology) in motion pictures,
  • Stereotypes (Social psychology) in motion pictures

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAlisa S. Lebow.
    SeriesVisible evidence -- v. 22
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.J46 L43 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16489818M
    ISBN 109780816643547, 9780816643554
    LC Control Number2008005308

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